Thursday, February 26, 2009
Monday, February 23, 2009
Thursday, February 19, 2009
Sunday, February 15, 2009
To make a plaster mold off of a three-d print is a little tricky. You cannot pour right onto the rapid prototype because of the porous nature of the material. So, we have covered the Pug Head in tin foil - to make a plaster shell to pour rubber into. I kind of like the tin foil head.
Posted by Katie Parker at 12:20 PM
Wednesday, February 11, 2009
Tuesday, February 10, 2009
It seems like we always come up with the best ideas while we are cleaning up - the last 20 minutes of the day. Mike was showing off his new vase and talking about finishing up the squirrel. So he stuck the squirrel in the vase, and I grabbed a platter to sit on top. Perfect for a serving dish! Also, the squirrel makes a good chair caddy...
Posted by Katie Parker at 9:41 AM
Friday, February 6, 2009
Sunday, February 1, 2009
Mike and Steven have an article in the newest Ceramics Monthly about their work with three-d scanning, printing, and CNC milling. The article explains how the rat was created and modeled, and also how Steven scanned and then milled a perfect wooden pillow. Check it out if you get a chance.
Posted by Katie Parker at 7:10 PM